Triple-Strand Necklace and Earring Set with Swarovski Crystal and Cupchain

Necklace

STEP 1
Using flush-cutters cut two 5-cup lengths, two 6-cup lengths, two 8-cup lengths and two 21-cup lengths of 4mm clear rhinestone and pearl cupchain.
STEP 2
Mix Devcon® 5 Minute® Epoxy according to manufacturer's instructions. Place a thin layer of adhesive inside the bezel mount of the silver-plated 39x32mm oval mounting system and on the back of the Swarovski 30x20mm faceted oval chili pepper fancy stone. Press the stone into the setting.

Place a small amount of adhesive around the rim of the mount over the holes the black oval top will set into. Position the four pegs on the 39x32mm black oval top onto the silver-plated 39x32mm oval mount. Gently but firmly press the black oval top into the adhesive on the mount.

Place a small amount of adhesive onto the back (over the peg) of a silver-plated 5x5mm square finding. Press into the 1-o'clock position on the outer edge of the silver-plated 39x32mm oval mounting system. Repeat to attach a silver-plated 5x5mm square finding into the 5-o'clock, 7-o'clock, 11-o'clock and 12-o'clock positions.

Repeat to attach a silver-plated 5x5mm square with loop finding into the 2-o'clock, 3-o'clock, 4-o'clock, 6-o'clock, 8-o'clock, 9-o'clock and 10-o'clock positions.

Tip: Let the adhesive set for 5 minutes on each step. Make sure to use proper ventilation when using this product.
STEP 3
Repeat Step 2 to attach a Swarovski 30x20mm faceted oval chili pepper fancy stone into the second silver-plated 39x32mm oval mounting system. Let the adhesive set for 5 minutes.

Attach a silver-plated 5x5mm square finding into the 1-o'clock, 5-o'clock, 6-o'clock, 7-o'clock, 8-o'clock, 9-o'clock, 11-o'clock and 12-o'clock positions.

Repeat to attach a silver-plated 5x5mm square with loop finding into the 2-o'clock, 3-o'clock, 4-o'clock and 10-o'clock positions.

Create a third Swarovski 30x20mm faceted oval chili pepper fancy stone in a silver-plated 39x32mm oval mounting system.

Attach a silver-plated 5x5mm square finding into the 1-o'clock, 3-o'clock, 4-o'clock, 5-o'clock, 6-o'clock, 7-o'clock, 11-o'clock and 12-o'clock positions.

Repeat to attach a silver-plated 5x5mm square with loop finding into the 2-o'clock, 3-o'clock, 4-o'clock and 10-o'clock positions.
STEP 4
Repeat Step 2 to adhere a Swarovski crystal astral pink 30x20mm fancy stone into a silver-plated 32x22.5mm pear setting.
STEP 5
Place a small amount of adhesive on the back of a silver-finished 4.5x4.5mm cupchain connector and over the first hole on a silver-finished 4-hole spacer. Place the connector with the loop tag to the top onto the spacer. Repeat to attach a silver-finished 4.5x4.5mm cupchain connector with the loop tag to the top between the second and third holes on the spacer back and a third connector over the fourth hole on the spacer bar.

Place a small amount of adhesive on the back of one Swarovski crystal clear 4mm flat back rhinestone. Place it on the spacer bar between the first and second connectors. Repeat to attach a second Swarovski crystal clear 4mm flat back rhinestone between the second and third connectors on the spacer bar.

Repeat to create a second spacer bar with connectors and rhinestones.
STEP 6
Place a small dab of Loctite® gel adhesive into the bottom of the first silver-finished 4.5x4.5mm cupchain connector on the first spacer bar. Insert the first cupchain link on a 5-cup length of 4mm clear rhinestone and pearl cupchain. Using flat-nose pliers, gently bend the connector prongs over the cupchain link. Repeat to attach a 6-cup length of 4mm clear rhinestone and pearl cupchain to the second connector attached to the first spacer bar and an 8-cup length of 4mm clear rhinestone and pearl cupchain to the third connector attached to the first spacer bar.

Repeat to attach an 8-cup length of 4mm clear rhinestone and pearl cupchain to the first connector attached to the second spacer bar, a 6-cup length of 4mm clear rhinestone and pearl cupchain to the second connector attached to the second spacer bar and a 5-cup length of 4mm clear rhinestone and pearl cupchain to the third connector attached to the second spacer bar.
STEP 7
Repeat to attach a connector to the opposite links on three lengths of cupchain on each of the spacer bars.

Repeat to attach a connector to the first and last links on two 21-cup lengths of 4mm clear rhinestone and pearl cupchain.
STEP 8
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the 10mm magnetic clasp and the loop on a connector attached to the first link on one 21-cup length of 4mm clear rhinestone and pearl cupchain. Close the jumpring.

Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on a connector attached to the last link on the 21-cup length of 4mm clear rhinestone and pearl cupchain and the loop at the 2-o'clock position on the second silver-plated 39x32mm oval mounting system. Close the jumpring.

Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop at the 8-o'clock position on the second silver-plated 39x32mm oval mounting system and the third connector attached to the first spacer bar. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to attach the loop at the 9-o'clock position on the second silver-plated 39x32mm oval mounting system and the second connector attached to the first spacer bar and the loop at the 10-o'clock position on the second silver-plated 39x32mm oval mounting system and the first connector attached to the first spacer bar.
STEP 9
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the connector attached to the last link on the 5-cup length of cupchain to the loop at the 2-o'clock position on the first silver-plated 39x32mm oval mounting system.

Repeat to attach the loop at the 3-o'clock position on the first silver-plated 39x32mm oval mounting system and the attached to the last link on the 6-cup length of cupchain and the loop at the 4-o'clock position on the first silver-plated 39x32mm oval mounting system and the connector attached to the last link on the 8-cup length of cupchain.
STEP 10
Repeat Steps 8 and 9 using the second 21-cup length of cupchain, the third silver-plated 39x32mm oval mounting system, and the second spacer bar with connected cupchains and rhinestones to create the mirror image of the first side of the necklace.
STEP 11
Open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the 6-o'clock position on the first silver-plated 39x32mm oval mounting system and the loop on the silver-plated 32x22.5mm pear setting. Close the jumpring.

Earrings

STEP 1
Mix Devcon 5 Minute Epoxy according to manufacturer’s instructions. Place a thin layer of adhesive inside the bezel mount of the silver-plated 32x22.5mm pear setting and on the back of the Swarovski crystal astral pink 30x20mm fancy stone. Press the crystal into the setting. Repeat to create two Swarovski crystal astral pink 30x20mm fancy stone mounted drops.
STEP 2
Adhere a 5.5mm half-drilled button pearl onto the flat pad of an earstud. Repeat to create a second earstud.
STEP 3
Using a pair of chain-nose pliers and flat-nose pliers, open a 4mm jumpring. Pass it through the loop on the bottom of the pearl earstud and the loop on the top of one Swarovski crystal astral pink 30x20mm fancy stone mounted drop. Close the jumpring.

Repeat to create the second earring.

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